Fiji chases tuna across the Pacific

FIJIAN diplomats are making good progress on negotiations with Tuvalu and Kiribati for access to valuable fishing grounds in the Northern Pacific.

Fishing boom

Industry sees huge last quarter DESPITE industry complaints that fishing has been on the wane, the Parties to the Nauru Agreement Office

Survivor Tonga

Pohiva defeats Nobles’ motion THREE years after winning an election, pro-democracy fighter Samuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva has fought off a second vote of

Mixing sports and politics

Tonga’s bid to host 2019 Pacific Games reaches political climax SPORT has an uncanny ability to bring people together and build comradery lasting


Sports tourism on the rise THE historic Super Rugby match between the Canterbury Crusaders and the Waikato Chiefs in Fiji’s capital, Suva,

Region in Brief

Samoa tourism Tourism numbers in Samoa for the Second Quarter of the current financial year are steady and have only increased by

Eyes on the prize

Pacific tourism heads to Europe WITH less than two months before the South Pacific Tourism Event in Sydney, Australia, a major campaign

Prepare for the worst

IN October 1972, Hurricane Bebe ripped through Fiji leaving 13 people dead in her wake. This was – at the time –

STOP the rot

Fiji TV board a disgrace to media THE continued interference by Fiji Television’s board and management in the running of its newsroom

Class wars

Rulers ostracise their own EARLY this month 32 of Tonga’s nobles met with one item on their agenda – Noble Ma’afu. This